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What happens if a language other than English is used over the radio?

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Why would seaplanes use a curved takeoff run?

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How do seaplanes do run-up checks without brakes?

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What is this hatch above the cockpit of a 747?

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Why are the cockpit controls of airplanes so complicated?

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How do pilots manage to keep aircraft on centerline during taxi?

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Are airline pilots worn out at an age of 55?

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Why is a clock required to be mounted on the instrument panel for IFR flights?

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What happened during this foggy landing?

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How dangerous was the turbulence on this commercial flight?

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Are seaplanes allowed to taxi in residential areas?

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Why do some companies perform their freight flights only during the night?

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How common are cancelled landing attempts?

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When does an airliner switch from using the tiller to the rudder?

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Do multiple go-arounds on the same flight happen in commercial aviation?

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Why is being a commercial pilot stressful?

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What's the purpose of yawing?

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Was it possible to land a Boeing 707 with 300 feet cloud ceiling in the 70s?

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How to slow down a seaplane on water?

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Is a firm landing an indication of the pilot inexperience?

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Is there a tank priority sequence for using the fuel tanks?

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Is it possible to sail a seaplane?

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When might a pilot hand-fly a jet at cruise altitudes, and is it difficult?

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What vertical speed at touchdown makes a 'perfect' landing?

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How do airlines pay air crews for an aborted flight, in general?

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Does weight and balance of an airplane matter more on takeoff?

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Why do I hear the "real" engine noise only when the plane is on the runway?

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Does the Fairchild Metroliner have any unusual handling characteristics?

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Do airline pilots practice stalls in actual aircraft?

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For what program was this Cessna 182 fitted with canards?

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